A Kitten Called Moonlight by Martin Waddell


A Kitten Called Moonlight by Martin Waddell

Written by an award-winning author and illustrator team. Charlotte's favourite story is about a little girl and her mummy who rescue a kitten from the sea. One moonlit night, the story comes true when she finds a little lost kitten by the sea, who she calls Moonlight. Charlotte loves her story even more because it's about her!


A jewel of a book. Waddell is particularly good at the way children love hearing real stories from their own lives; this one... will be a hot favourite. The Independent on Sunday

About the Author

Martin Waddell

As a child

I've been blown up, buried alive and had cancer as an adult, and survived all these experiences, so I'm a very lucky man. I live where I lived as a child, and nearly all my stories come from things that have happened to me here, at the foot of the Mountain of Mourne.

As an artist
I work in an old stone barn beside my home, and dream my stories in the garden and on long walks on the beach in front of my house. I never write anywhere else. This is where I belong.

Things you didn't know about Martin Waddell

I can wiggle my ears. I am a very noisy tennis player. I had a cat that could open doors. My dog hears my stories before I write them. I scored a hat trick on my debut in adult football, but wound up as a goalkeeper. I used to run a junk stall. I like bringing up egg-shaped stones from the beach to my garden. I like apple tarts. I hate onions. I’m a happy man

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40 pages
Interest Age: 2 years +


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Publication date

6th February 2006



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